The match was delayed because of a wet outfield and started at 8 PM BST.
Bangladesh T20I captain Shakib Al Hasan chose to bowl in the first match of the tri-nation series against Zimbabwe.
The start of the match was delayed by a wet outfield from overnight rain and will begin at 8 pm local time. The match has been reduced to 18 overs due to a late start.
Bangladesh Lineup: Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Afif Hossain, Saifuddin, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Zimbabwe Lineup: Ryan Burl, Brendan Taylor (wk), Hamilton Masakadza (C), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Timycen Maruma, Tinotenda Mutobodzi, Tony Munyonga, Neville Madziva, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara